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Police say family trouble likely behind murder of six in Japan

The police believe the six were killed from Sunday evening to Monday morning.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Turkey’s Cavusoglu recounts grisly details from Khashoggi murder tape

“You can tell he is enjoying it,’’ Cavusoglu said, adding that “he likes to cut up people. It is disgusting.’’

Donald Trump

Trump mulls establishing national TV to counter CNN

Mr Trump laments the “unfair and false way” CNN is portraying the country.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

Hungarian PM calls Brexit ‘political, economic defeat for EU’

“The loss is greater than the loss of money because it was the political and economic defeat for the EU.”

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New Zealand allocates $15.6m to get more kids on bikes

“Cycling is a fun, easy way to make exercise part of everyday life.”

Qatar

Qatar to receive 6 F-15 fighter jets from U.S. in 2021

It is the first batch of 36 warplanes it agreed to buy from the United States.

Jamal Khashoggi [Photo: Middle East Monitor]

Turkish police search two villas in Khashoggi’s murder probe

Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 2. His remains have not yet been located.

Russia opens civil case against Google over search results

Over the past five years, Russia has introduced tough internet laws.

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Six people die in Swiss apartment building fire

Children are believed to be among the dead.

Matthew Hedges and wife [Photo: Al Jazeera]

UAE pardons British academic sentenced to life for spying

The UAE cast Mr Hedges as a British spy who was given a fair trial for grave espionage offences.

Turkish police inspect villa in Khashoggi investigation — Media

A forest is also being searched for his body.

Uganda

Uganda boat mishap death toll rises to 33 – Police

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Victoria over the weekend rose to 33 on Monday, Ugandan police said, as survivors described moments of heavy drinking and raucous fun before the vessel, slammed by powerful waves, tilted and sank. The Saturday evening tragedy occurred hundreds of meters off shore as the boat, carrying […]

Iran MAP

Iran quake injures 600, no deaths reported – state media

Iran sits astride major fault lines and is prone to frequent tremors.

Congo on Map

Congo approves clinical trials for Ebola

Four drugs will be trialed.

Migrants in Libya hoping to cross to Europe

UN urges end to detention of asylum seekers in Libya

An official argues that it is reprehensible that refugees are being detained instead of protected.

Fukushima

5.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Fukushima prefecture

The temblor occurred at 11:30 p.m. local time, with the epicenter at latitude of 37.0 degrees North and a longitude of 141.2 degrees East.

Jamal Khashoggi [Photo: Middle East Monitor]

Turkey says Trump comments on Khashoggi show he will turn blind eye to killing

On Tuesday, Mr Trump allegedly vowed to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia. 

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Blast at market in Pakistan kills at least 25

The nature of the blast is not known yet, and police have launched an investigation into the incident.

Kim Jong-Un

North Korea may still be working on nuclear reactors – IAEA

The IAEA is watching North Korea via satellites.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Khashoggi: France imposes sanctions on 18 Saudi citizens

Mr Khashoggi was killed in Saudi’s Consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

Theresa May during the Tory conference [Photo: The Week UK]

EU, UK agree Brexit draft, but gaps remain before summit

Prime Minister Theresa May wants all negotiations concluded before British election due in mid-2021.

Mico Prastalo [Photo: RT]

Former Bosnia war commander commits suicide

Members of State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) arrested Prastalo last December.

12 hurt as Philippine Air Force helicopter crash-lands [Photo: ARGS]

12 hurt as Philippine Air Force helicopter crash-lands

The helicopter’s passengers included members of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

China, Brazil to launch new earth resource satellite in 2019

The programme has set a good example for cooperation among developing countries in the field of space technology.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. [PHOTO CREDIT: Foreign Policy]

Denmark suspends Saudi weapon export approvals over Khashoggi, Yemen concerns

Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s biggest weapons importers.